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BS, University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA MPAS, Chatham University Masters of Physician Assistant Studies Pittsburgh, PA
UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
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Total Comments: 109
our experience with Lauren was awesome!! She was so great with my daughter. I was expecting my daughter to panic with the procedure , and from start to finish expertly navigated it so the panic never even had moment to set in.
Lauren is amazing. She is kind, friendly, comforting, and knowledgeable!
Lauren Mytrysak was absolutely wonderful! She made my son feel comfortable and listened to my concerns. She addressed everything we there for.
THE PROVIDER & STAFF ARE FANTASTIC!!
Lauren provided exceptional care. She listens, she asks appropriate questions and offers solutions.
Good: the provider went above and beyond when caring for my child and even gave some advice to me for my baby who was also at the appointment who has skin issues. Bad: my son's prescription was not sent to the pharmacy in a timely manner
She was very nice and shared information concerning her warts.
She was very nice and got down on my daughters level and explained to her what she was going to do so she wasnt afraid.
Employees were professional and courteous. No issues or concerns.
outstanding p.a. she went out of her way to make us feel comfortable and she knew his medical history as if she has seen him for years. she asked questions regarding his life to make sure his treatment plan was the best for him not just what is best for one thing.
Lauren is AMAZING! My son and daughter both love seeing her, she is extremely caring and so personable. She always answers all questions and never makes us feel rushed at all.
spectacular!! Friendly. fast. efficient.
This doctor was very professional and answered every question I had .You are very lucky to have her in your health network ,I highly recommend her!!!
This office is unusually friendly and helpful. It seems the entire office is in sync. Nurses, clerks, PA's and doctors all seem to get along. Very important for any office to run smoothly.
Dr. Mytrysak is fantastic. She spends a lot of time listening to us and connects with my son as her patient in a particularly individual manner. She asks questions about his overall activities and quality of life and is honestly interested in how he is doing as a person. She's a warm and caring person, and has a great bedside manner. She never makes us feel rushed.
knowledgeable and personable practitioner
Lauren was great. However, I knew we were going to be late so I tried to call the office to let them know. I was met with a busy signal for 30 minutes and when we arrived we had to wait an additional 45 minutes before we were seen.
Lauren was absolutely amazing and we will recommend her to everyone
Was a great experience. The staff is always helpful and friendly. Care is top notch and my confidence in the staff at Children's Dermatology is always positive and I can tell that they really care about my child and his acne condition. I have referred this practice to friends.
Lauren is so friendly, smart, knowledgeable! She takes her time, listens to my concerns and explains everything so I understand! we LOVE Lauren and will continue to go to her and I will refer anyone to her!
Lauren is tremendous. Smart, upbeat, well read on our records. And she spoke directly to my daughter as well as me.
Lauren was wonderful as a provider and I would definitely schedule with her again.
Lauren is a phenomenal provider!!! She is extremely positive, knowledgeable and personable! she could make anyone feel at ease with her disposition and expertise!
very knowledge and very professional
Lauren was very personable and made my daughter feel very confident in her recommendations and comfortable asking her questions
Lauren was super friendly and kind and was very attentive to my child. She explained his treatment plan in an easy to understand manner. She was also not in a rush which we appreciated!
the staff was great no complaints
we really like this provider. she seems knowlegable.
We love PA Lauren. She always takes time to discuss our concerns.
Lauren is wonderful. I look forward to bouncing questions off of her, and my daughter is very comfortable talking with Lauren as well. She's friendly, knowledgeable and helpful.
Very good with the kids, down to Earth, and talks to you in a way you can understand
it was all good
Wait time at the office is way too long. We weren't seen until a half hour after our appointment time.
Lauren made my daughter feel comfortable. She was kind, informative and extremely helpful.
The provider and staff were equally very professional and knowledgeable.
professional and efficient as always
Lauren is great and makes our family feel special and appreciated. She remembers who we are and shows interest in the lives of both my kids.
Lauren is patient and answers any and all of our questions. She never rushes us. She clearly explains everything that is happening and is good about documenting what/how the prescriptions should be used afterward.
Lauren is the BEST!!!!! She listens, explains and has a personality!
love the dr!! would have liked the chance to schedule more follow ups since it is impossible to get an appnt. we waited 3 months! if it's a children's dr it should be opened after school hours. it causes kids to miss way too much school
prompt, informative, professonal, speaks directly to my teen and addressed all parent questions
This was the first time we saw Lauren and we were very pleased. I will request her for future visits for my daughter. My daughter was very comfortable and felt like Lauren really listened to her and didn't minimize her concerns.
Lauren is fantastic; we saw her regularly for our other son's dermatological treatment and were extremely satisfied with her clinical skills and patient care manner. She is always caring, friendly and thorough. We were happy to see her for this appointment with our younger son.
Lauren is great! very bubbly and my daughter loved her!
Dr. was wonderful!
we showed up in the wrong day, by my mistake. the office was able to fit us in before lunch, by the help of the admin and provider. We have seen the provider for my other child and were very happy with her then, and even more now. Not only did she cut into her lunch to fit us in, but she is always professional, kind, and relatable. She helped to calm my son's nerves by explaining the procedure in detail and relating it to something he would understand, because she took the time to know him first. Lauren is one of the best providers we've ever seen.
provider was amazing , talked to me and my daughter. very intelligent
wait time was ridiculous
Lauren is wonderful and the PA we always wish to see!
Lauren was very personable, and I was impressed how well she was able to focus her attention on my child while still communicating with me as a parent. Often doctors are good at only communicating with either the adult or the child, so I was impressed.
I thought she was fabulous! took time to listen to my concerns, engage with my son to make him feel warm and fuzzy, just all around friendly. I'm a HUGE fan of good customer service and she's good!
Lauren was an excellent PA-C
The office does a great job w/ taking you right away for appointments. They are also all friendly and knowledgeable. Just an A+ practice and doctors. Lauryn is really great!
professional, approachable, speaks directly to teen as well as parent, discussed multiple options for treatment and throughly explained.
Lauren is always professiona,l prepared and patient. I would recommend her highly.
Competent and kind
Lauren is absolutely wonderful- is has helped my son so so much. She made him feel good about himself again - acne was terrible
We always have a great experience at this location with this dr.
as always the staff and doctors were pleasant and the appt was in a timely manner
after we were over an hour late the doctor still made time to see my daughter. spent plenty of time with us, even had another doctor come in. amazing service.
Lauren is great. She remembers Caroline, listens to my concerns and pays attention to my daughter. Excellent care and I don't know how she could be better :) We drive to Wexford from Carrick to see her.
Lauren was fantastic. Very thorough, professional yet friendly. I will be thrilled to return to her with my next child if required.
we saw a PA this visit. she is wonderful.
My child loved seeing Lauren and has asked to see her again! She was able to remove a mila from my daughters face which had been bothering her and other providers had not offered removal. (for a 16 year old, this is very important)
she was wonderful to deal with my son & I both really liked her.
all good experiences
Lauren is great and my daughter loves going to her. She is fabulous with kids!
Our experience was great. Our health care provider was very professional and above expectations.
Lauren was excellent and took time to listen to our concerns and determine best treatment approach.
love this office. never ever have a wait to get in room or see doctor.
the staff is always great
Lauren was friendly and on time as usual.
She was amazing! Made an appointment that could have been scary for my child great! She spoke with my child and myself in way we both understood.
we received excellent care and she did a wonderful job making my son feel comfortable
very professional but also personable.
I was treated with respect and felt very comfortable.
We absolutely love seeing Lauren when we go to the dermatologist office. She is personable and friendly and remembers us and our past visits. Very helpful and genuine.
Lauren is professional, but yet warm.
great place to take our children. we feel like they are in good hands at the facility. everyone is courteous and polite.
staff is very nice and always pleasant to deal with. we like going to this location.
My child's care provider is always very professional. She makes my child feel comfortable to discuss his skin issues with her.
First time visit at this office. Couldn't have been more pleased with this doctor.
Lauren is caring. has good bed side manner
She's excellent and very friendly and so nice.
Lauren showed interest and understanding for my daughter's concerns. She listened to her and was very helpful. I whole heartedly recommend her care!
We consistently request appointments with Lauren. She's a true asset to Children's dermatology.
Lauren was incredibly sweet and understanding with my daughter. She is excellent at what she does.
Dr Lauren has treated my daughter since she was 4 years old and got a wart. My daughter will NOT see anyone other then Dr Lauren.
Lauren is Fantastic. She takes the time to completely explain everything, and is extremely knowledgeable.
We love Lauren.
We waited for close to an hour. this us unacceptable
Lauren has become like family to us over the years,she is the absolute BEST at listening to my daughter's problem and putting together a treatment plan for her.I would not take my family anywhere else ! And the receptionist is absolutely wonderful to.We love the upmc south location as Well! We have never had a bad experience seeing Lauren, it has been nothing but wonderful since day one with her.
She was good.
Lauren is very kind and personable. She takes all of my concerns seriously and provides answers/explanations for all my questions.
Lauren is very considerate and concerned about my health. She's really helped me.
Dr Lauren is the best!!
She did an excellent job of engaging my child in the treatment decisions.
we have been going to Children's Dermatology for over a year now and everyone on staff are all very friendly and knowledgeable. I took my older son to this group a few years ago for similar issues and because of our past experience I chose them to go back to.
provider was excellent.. service was very fast, as was getting the appointment.
Provider was awesome! She explained to us what my son had and how we were going to cure it. We already made our next fallow up appointment with her!
Very kind and compassionate. Tried to ease my child's fears while providing excellent care.
she was helpful and excellent , appointment Was late due to traffic from an accident beyond her control
absolutely perfect Beautiful, wonderful, pleasant, kind, And angel on earth. No kidding! My daughter is still talking about it
Dr. Lauren was the BEST dermatologist I have visited. she was completely thorough and had excellent bedside manner with my child. we would schedule with her again over everyone else we have seen.
went well and quickly in and out of the office. my child was nervous and I only had to tell one medical person in the office and this was passed on to each provider throughout our visit. For me this was excellent communication of my child's needs.
My daughter (13 y/o) specifically asked me to make sure Dr. Gehris knew that while she loves Dr. Gehris, she really liked this provider and thought she did a great job.
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